Orange Chicken

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Beverley Williams

By
@Beverley1991

This is really good served with rice,

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☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
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Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 pinch
boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 large
egg
1/4 tsp
pepper
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 c
cornstarch
1/4 c
all purpose flour
2 c
sesame oil
2 Tbsp
sesame oil, divided

FOR THE SAUCE

1
orange
1 Tbsp
minced fresh ginger
1 tsp
minced garlic
1/4 tsp
red pepper flacks (or to taste)
1/8 tsp
onion powder
1 Tbsp
ruce wune
1/2 Tbsp
lite soy sauce
3 Tbsp
sugar or splenda
5 Tbsp
white vinegar
1 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/4 c
water

How to Make Orange Chicken

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces and set aside.
  • 2In a medium bowl stir together egg, salt, pepper, and 1 T oil. Mix well and set aside.
  • 3In another medium bowl, stir together flour and 1/2 c cornstarch. Set aside.
  • 4Dip the chicken pieces in the egg mixture to coat.
  • 5The dredge them in the flour mixture to coat.
  • 6Heat 2 c. oil in wok until hot.
  • 7Cook the chicken in batches so you don't crowd it. Fry for 3-4 minutes until done and a light golden brown.
  • 8Drain chicken on a plate lined with paper towels.
  • 9Clean wok and heat on high.Add 1 T oil.
  • 10Add ginger and garlic and stir-fry until fragrant .10-20 seconds.
  • 11Add red pepper flakes., onion powder, rice wine. Stir to mix.
  • 12Add soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, orange juice and orange zest. Stir to mix well.
  • 13Bring it to a boil.
  • 14Add the cooked chicken and stir to mix well.
  • 15Mix together 1 T cornstarch and 1/4 cup water. Stir until completely dissolved. Add to the chicken.
  • 16Heat and simmer until the sauce is thickened, stirring frequently.

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About Orange Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Chinese